Panitza Library

Subject Week: "Public Speaking"

April 11, 2021

Print books:

1. Anderson, C. (2017). TED talks : the official TED guide to public speaking (1st ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.  PN4129.15 .A54 2017

2. Cain, S. (2012). Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talkingNew York: Crown Publishers.   BF698.35.I59 C35 2012

3. Dutkiewicz, P., & Sakwa, R. (Eds.). (2014). 22 ideas to fix the world : conversations with the  world's foremost thinkers. New York: New York University Press.  HN18.3 .A13 2014

4. Gallo, C. (2015). Talk like TED : the 9 public speaking secrets of the world's top minds (First St.  Martin's Griffin Edition ed.). New York : St. Martin's Griffin.  HF5718.22 .G353 2015

5. Henricks, B. C., & Shelton, R. (2016). Mastering the new media landscape : embrace the micromedia mindset. Oakland, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.  HD59 .H436 2016

6. Lehrman, R. (2010). The political speechwriter's companion : a guide for writers and speakers.Washington, D.C. : CQ Press.  PN4142 .L44 2010

7. Silvia, P. J., Delaney, P. F., & Marcovitch, S. (2017). What psychology majors could (and should) be doing : a guide to research experience, professional skills, and your options after college (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.  BF76.5 .S497 2017

8. Tuhovsky, I. (2015). Communication skills : a practical guide to improving your social intelligence, presentation, persuasion and public speaking. [CreateSpace Independent  Publishing Platform].  BF637.C45 T84 2015

9. Vaynerchuk, G. (2016). #AskGaryVee : one entrepreneur's take on leadership, social media, & self-awareness. New York, NY: Harper Business.  HF5415 .V358 2016

10. Wallace, L. R. (2019). The view from somewhere : undoing the myth of journalistic objectivity. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press PN4784.O24 W35 2019

When off campus, please enter your credentials to access e-books and articles.


1. Ashley, A., Ridgway, B., & Rando, C. (2016). Abcs of speaking : Your building blocks to speaking success.

2. Helweg, R. (2015). How to deliver a great speech that will change minds and influence people tips, tricks & expert advice for effective public speaking.

3. Ideas,I. (2012). Presentations : Simple Ideas for Painless Public Speaking. Infinite Ideas.

4. Krantz, W. B. (2016). Presenting an effective and dynamic technical paper : A guidebook for novice and experienced speakers in a multicultural world.

5. Rhodes, M. (2019). How to present to absolutely anyone : Confident public speaking and presenting in every situation.

6. Stack, L. (2013). Creating an Effective Presentation : Preparing for Success, Controlling the Environment, and Overcoming Fear. The Productivity Pro, Inc.

7. Stewart, J. P., & Fulop, D. (2019). Mastering the art of oral presentations : Winning orals, speeches, and stand-up presentations.

8. T. J. Walker. (2010). How to Give a Pretty Good Presentation : A Speaking Survival Guide for the Rest of Us. Wiley.

9. Weiss, M. (2015). Presentation skills : Educate, inspire and engage your audience.

10. Wheeler, E. (2014). Elmer wheeler’s tested public speaking [second edition].


1. Hartog, P. (2019). Good Arguments: Making Your Case in Writing and Public Speaking. Journal of Ministry & Theology, 23(2), 198–201.

2. LeFebvre, L., LeFebvre, L. E., & Allen, M. (2018). Training the butterflies to fly in formation: cataloguing student fears about public speaking*. Communication Education, 67(3), 348–362.

3. LeFebvre, L., LeFebvre, L. E., Allen, M., Buckner, M. M., & Griffin, D. (2020). Metamorphosis of Public Speaking Anxiety: Student Fear Transformation Throughout the Introductory Communication Course. Communication Studies, 71(1), 98–111.

4. Opt, S. K. (2019). To intervene: a transcending and reorienting goal for public speaking. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 27(4), 247–259.

5. Walton, J. D. (2018). “Your Fears Are Appreciated Here”: Exploring a Humanistic Approach to Public Speaking Instruction. Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 8(1), 28–47.

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